Grass Driveways: Why, How to Build One

Forget the rules about not driving on the grass. One of the newest trends is a green driveway — where the grass and the hardscape work together to create erosion control, flood prevention, and landscaping harmony. In other words, it looks good, and it’s good for you. Here are some tips on how and when […]

How to Kill Off Dandelions

If you’ve ruled out making wine out of dandelions or adding them to your salad, you’re no doubt looking for ways to get rid of the lawn weeds in your yard. While this isn’t an easy task, it is possible. We’ve rounded up a few options to help you get your yard dandelion-free. The bright […]

Growing Drought-Tolerant Grasses

If you’re looking to conserve water, why not start with your lawn? Choosing drought-tolerant grass will save you money on your water bill. Not only do they need less water, these grass types also don’t need to be mowed or fertilized as often, which will save you time and even more money.  As the name […]

Tired of Traditional Turf? Try a Grass Alternative

Traditional lawns are part of the American dream — an ocean of green covering nearly 2% of our nation’s area. But at what cost? Americans view the hassle of mowing, fertilizing, irrigation, and pest control our lawns demand as the price we pay for flawless turfgrass. The net effect is a bit grim. Cristina Milesi, […]

How to Edge a Lawn

Proper lawn care is more of an art than a chore. Nowhere is that more evident than in lawn edging. Your neighbor’s perfect lawn and crisp edges might make you jealous, but with a few simple tools, a little patience, and a lot of practice, you can achieve the clean lines of perfect edging. Here […]

How Many Calories Does Lawn Mowing Burn?

Not everyone is lucky enough to have a Hank Hill-level love affair with lawn mowing. But those with the habits of the “King Of The Hill” will probably enjoy a longer, healthier life than their sedentary pals. While circling the yard in a riding mower burns fewer calories than pushing a reel mower, either method […]